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This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination?
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of th...
Downhome Country Breakfast
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sa...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or...
Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer?
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How do you get a Green Card a...
What Real Estate Lawyers Do
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 247 247 recommendations | email to a friend
In several real estate transactions, especially in it comes to the sale of a house, you can find a lawyer taking an important role. Though they aren’t necessarily needed in real estate transactions...
Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: OCT 2014
Oct 22, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of Queens home sales reached its second-highest rate of 2014 in September, but was slightly slower than the previous month and remains below 2013 levels. P...
Want more Grant Writing Tips?
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer,  Queens Council on the Art ’s Executive Director as she “pulls back the curtain” for a rare inside look at what can turn your grant proposal into an award letter – from...

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A taste of Broadway in Queens public schools
As the curtains open, a sign of Irving Berlin sits in the background in a brightly colored, New York-themed design. The show begins with its stars Carina Morales and James LaRosa singing Berlin’s c...
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City still replanting trees lost in last year’s tornado
Community boards 5 and 7 top priority list
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Take it to the bank, just not in Queens
Weiner study shows borough bank growth down
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Theatre appoints Ray Cullom as executive director
The Queens Theater in the Park (QTIP) has tapped Ray Cullom, former managing director of the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, as its new executive director. Cullom brings 20 years of e...
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Health industry backs Cuomo’s Medicaid reform
New York spends more on Medicaid per capita than any other state, but ranks only 21st in program quality for patients. In most counties, Medicaid costs alone account for more than half of the entir...
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Senior centers must fight for survival
State cut would close 53 centers in BK and Queens
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Panelists discuss the future of the development of Queens
Last Friday, as various civic leaders met at a breakfast forum held at Queens College, new plans were unveiled and discussed regarding the improvement of the quality of life for various Queens neig...
Mar 08, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Point senior center facing closure
State Senator Tony Avella was joined by dozens of worried senior citizens to protest the potential closure of the Angelo Petromelis Senior Center on College Point. The center is one of the potentia...
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YMCA gets $1M job-training grant
The Flushing YMCA just got a little more flush with cash. Congressman Gary Ackerman announced last week that he helped secure a $1 million federal grant for the YMCA in Flushing. The money will be ...
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Weiner, Ferraras call for sexist statue to be sold on Craigslist
It is a statue that is said to represent the victory of good over evil. Called "Civic Virtue," it was handed over to Queens in 1941 by former Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia after being stationed in front...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vallone all alone in fight over Queensboro
Standing up to one mayor is tough. What is like taking on two? Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. found out the hard way by speaking out against a city proposal to rename the Queensboro Bridge after for...
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Halloran comes out against White House rezone project
Says he won't support plan that rezones residences
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Weiner study shows major budget cuts could hit Queens
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Tensions simmering over planned White House expansion
Two homeowners on block opposed to rezoning
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For the homebound, Mail-A-Book is a dream
A program at the Queens Village library makes it easy for disabled to receive books
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People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions even hundreds of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.
2014-11-25 20:01:07 -0500

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Mo. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cristina Fletes-Boutte, Pool)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, while the officer insisted in his first public statements that he could not have done anything differently in the confrontation.


2014-11-25 19:59:19 -0500
By Laila Kearney and Letitia Stein (Reuters) - The white police officer recalled that he felt like a powerless child sitting inside his patrol vehicle as the fist of a black teenager swung through his open window. Just moments later, 28-year-old Darren Wilson would fatally shoot Michael Brown, 18, in an incident that has sharply divided the country amid conflicting accounts of what happened in the middle of a street in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9. ...
2014-11-25 19:55:45 -0500